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Man held while trying to kill prisoner undergoing medical examination in hospital

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 23-year-old man, who entered a hospital in to kill a prisoner undergoing medical examination there, has been arrested, police said Friday.

of Police (Rohini) S D Mishra said Prasanjit Kumar Jha had come to to shoot who was arrested by police in connection with a case.

was taken to hospital for medical examination and Jha, a resident of Madanpuri near Sagarpur in Janakpuri, knew this, police said.

Police successfully apprehended the accused and saved Karanvir, they said. A pistol loaded with six bullets has been seized from Jha, they said.

A case has been registered and police are trying to verify whether gang rivalry was behind the incident, an said.

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First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 20:40 IST